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officials are warning gay men about a recent uptick in meningitis cases in new york city. there have been 12 cases of the disease reported among gay men in new york city in the past year t. can be transmitted -- it can be transmitted during intimate or sexual conduct with someone who is infected, sneezing, coughing or sharing drinks or food with a opinion who's infected -- person who's infected. although there as well not been cases in san francisco, officials are asking those who have recently travelled to new york to consult their doctors. >>> marijuana smokers lit up at the space needle at midnight. >> three, two, one! [ cheering and applause ] >> there are still some stipulations. users must carry less than an ounce of marijuana, and it is still illegal to buy or grow it. there is also the big question of what the federal government will do about the decriminalization of pot at the state level since marijuana is still illegal on the federal level. >>> lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people are better at managing their money than the average american! a survey found they earned
rainfall tomorrow we could expect, coming up. . >> catherine: in upstate new york - volunteer firefighters were ambushed at the scene of a house fire today. two of them were shot and killed.and a convicted felon is being blamed. aside from the two firefighters killed - two others are injured. kron4's grant lodes has the story. >> firefighters were not allowed to even battle the massive fire for nearly six hours this morning. that's because the fire scene quickly turned into a crime scene. right as the volunteer firefightrs were arriving on scene.police say 62-year- old william spangler was perched like a sniper.firing off rounds towards the unsuspecting first responders. two were killed. 43 year old mike chiapperini - who also served as the town's police department public information officer. and 19-year-old tomasz kachoofka. ka-choofka and chiapperini's son were best friends. >> people get up in the middle of the night to put out fires that they do not expect to be shot and killed. >> reporter: two other firefighters who were shot are expected to recover. police say before dawn.the suspec
shooting rampage, adam lanza's body has been claimed for burial. that's according to the new york times. the paper wasn't able to learn from the state medical examiner who took him. on december 14th, lanza shot and killed 26 people, sandy hook elementary schoolbefore that massacre, lanza home nearby. police haven't given ait's the 11th hour and still no fiscal cliff deal on the table. when we return. we take a look at lawmakers final push to beat the new years deadline for a compromise. ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> another day gone and still no deal on the fiscal cliff. if nothing is done by midnight monday, mandatory tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in, impacting every american. senate majority leader harry reid says while negotiations are on-going, the senate will not vote on any plan this evening. elizabeth corridan is monitoring the situation from washington, d-c. >> reporter: >>
in the country. bratton was the new york city police commissioner from 1994 to 1996 and was credited with improving the crime rate in that city. he took over as the chief of police in los angeles in 2002 and led the department until 2009. o.p.d. says he will offer his advice but the chief says he is still in charge in oakland. chief howard jordan oakland police they will give us recommendations and it is up to me to make sure they are implemented because at the end of the day it's my responsibility to make sure the policing in a lawful and constitutional and it's also effective and efficiant to reduce violent crime. >> reporter: bratton and his business partner bob wasserman created the comp stat system that is used by many major police departments in the country, including oakland. jordan ... >> we want to look at what we are doing here in oakland. we have the comp stat model here in oakland and we want to look at how we can strengthen it and improve it based on his experience and how he's used it in l.a. and in new york. >> reporter: bratton and his company will start early next ye
to appear in court in january. >>> new york city police are looking for the woman they say shoved a man in front of an oncoming subway train last night. the man was killed. police in new york released this sketch of the woman. she was also seen on security video - running from the station. witnesses say she had been pacing the platform and talking to herself. the man who was killed has been identified as 46-year- old graphic designer sunando sen ...of queens >> jacqueline: it is raining over the bay bridge toll plaza and we will try call on it is going to last. . track how long it is going to last... ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> catherine: time is winding down. and still no deal to keep the country from falling off the fiscal cliff.. with the deadline just 4- days away. the president and congressional leaders met at the white house for more talks. stacey cohan has the latest. >> reporter: p
the means of the average local resident. four of the top six in california, plus new york and the pricy suburbs in connecticut. in the big apple, someone with the median income of 68=thousand dollars could afford less than 30 percent of the homes. in san francisco, incomes are higher, but so are home prices. more than two=thirds of the homes are too expensive for a median=income buyer. orange county is third on the national list. followed by los angeles and connecticut's fairfield county. san jose rounds out the top six, despite a high median income of 105=thousand dollars. real estate is too expensive there for more than 50 percent of the residents. >> grant lodes, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: temperatures were slightly warmer in the 60s for most of the bay area. 60s in the santa rosa. 63 in oakland, 61 in san mateo. as we go for the overnight hours it is going to be very cold it is already quite chilly in a number of locations with areas of dense fog. we're already seeing that in the north bay. with sunny skies and mild expected tomorrow and even nicer on sunday let us take a look on fu
and from new york showed up for his funeral. >>> we are already seeing freezing and subfreezing temperatures around the bay area. it's freezing up in santa rosa, 41 degrees in fairfield, 39 in half moon bay, 33 in pleasanton. very cold conditions. you can see the clear skies over the bay area. some coverage is starting to filter into the north bay. that could keep temperatures from reaching the 20s in a couple locations. but very cold conditions overnight. 20s and 30s through much of the bay area. tomorrow, increasing clouds as that storm that you just saw approaches, and we'll have more rain in store for the weekend. >>> the statuses of richmond -- citizens of richmond weigh in on plans to repair the chevron oil refinery. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with starbucks just $6.99. turns out this season less is really so much more.
firefighters and two of them fatally in the new york town of webster it's near rodchester and the shooting left a note intending to wipe out more people. >> he was intending to wipe out more people that he did after the police read a night that spangler wrote. he wrote i have to see how much of the neighborhood to burn down and do what i love to do best which is killing people. >> he wanted to kill as many people but as far as motives and we don't know. >> his 67-year old sister died in the incident and they lived together in one of the houses that burnt and spang letter started the fire and luring firefighters so he can kill them. >> lured first responders and he armed himself heavily and taken up an area of cover near a tree and immediately started firing upon the responders. >> authorities said he shot firefighters, 43 mike and 19-year old tomas. two other firefighters were shot and are in serious but stable condition and spangler served years in prison after beating his grant mother with a hammer back in 1981. i'm grant lewis, 4 news. >> the gun man had three guns with him and a semi automa
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